Assistant Staff Analyst, Homelessness Prevention Unit Data Analyst (Housing For Health)

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Assistant Staff Analyst, Homelessness Prevention Unit Data Analyst (Housing For Health)

Salary : $6,321 Monthly

If hired for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to your start date, or have a valid religious or medical reason qualifying you for an exemption (that may or may not require accommodation)


Housing for Health (HFH) is a program office within Health Services Administration, a division under the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS). HFH was created and put into implementation in support of the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative recommendations in response to and in support of the County’s effort to address and combat homelessness in the communities residing within Los Angeles County.

The Homeless Prevention Unit (HPU) is a new initiative on the Housing and Services Team of HFH. The HPU is a collaborative effort between the California Policy Lab (CPL), DHS-HFH, and the Department of Mental Health (DMH). The HPU proactively identifies individuals who are most at risk of homelessness through predictive analytics and provides them with flexible, early interventions to resolve issues that might lead to the loss of their housing. The HPU has significant interactions with several County departments to address challenges navigating service systems and/or to connect or re-connect individuals to services to ensure housing stability; therefore, the ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in mainstream and specific programs and services tailored to people experiencing homelessness while being flexible to meet the changing needs and demands of the program.

The Assistant Staff Analyst (HPU Data Analyst) position will serve in a supportive role on the Homelessness Prevention Unit by providing data-based analysis, reports, and the creation and maintenance of data tools. The HPU Data Analyst will provide general analytical support across HPU teams and therefore should understand key business processes and key business drivers. The HPU Data Analyst will oversee a team of Staff Assistants performing data mining processes to analyze, identify and assess client-level data and should have experience managing a team.

The Assistant Staff Analyst (HPU Data Analyst) is an excellent verbal and written communicator, problem solver, and analytical thinker with the ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders and understand and respond to their needs in rapidly changing environments. They are highly organized and can manage multiple overlapping timelines.


Reporting and Analysis

  • Provides regular reporting within specified deadlines
  • Manages the development, implementation and maintenance of reports, dashboards and analysis tools
  • Regularly performs special projects and assignments, such as ad-hoc department reporting and program analyses
  • Rigorously documents processes and procedures used for all reporting and analyses

Tool Development and Maintenance

  • Helps refine program management practices through the creation of new reporting and analytical tools
  • Helps to design, build and maintain analytical support tools to be used within the Department of Health Services, by housing and service providers, and by other external stakeholders

Project Management:

  • Convenes and facilitates discussions with stakeholders to design and implement tools and reports
  • Manages the design, development, implementation and maintenance of reports, dashboards and analysis tools

Program and Provider Support

  • Provides regular analyses of the impact of changes in management practices and policies
  • Designs program reports, analyzes performance, and provides resulting analyses to stakeholders


The ideal candidate has experience working with a client-centric relational database and has taken the lead on projects where the best path forward is unclear.


A Bachelor`s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Management, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Social Work, Community Development, Criminal Justice or a related field - AND - One (1) year working in a program that provides housing and support services to clients who are homeless or are at risk for homelessness; - OR - (B) One (1) year analyzing and making recommendations that address organizational management issues such as planning, program development, project management, budget development, and program evaluation of health and human services for high-risk populations (e.g. homeless, justice-involved, mentally ill, substance use disorder or medically complex).


  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
  • Successful clearing through the Live Scan process with the County of Los Angeles.

Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledgeable on the utilization and extracting of data systems across DHS and the homeless system of care, e.g., CHAMP, ORCHID, Clarity, Resource Management System, etc.
  • A desire to learn and gain technical expertise in new systems and data related tools
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to shifting priorities
  • Comfort working with data systems and learning new data systems
  • Experience working on projects where business problems, opportunities, and solutions may be unclear
  • Excellent team player


Stand Not Applicable

Walk Not Applicable

Sit Not Applicable

Handling / Fingering Constantly

Reach Outward Not Applicable

Reach Above Shoulder Not Applicable

Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend Not Applicable

Lift / Carry Not Applicable

Push/Pull Not Applicable

See Constantly

Taste/ Smell Not Applicable

Not Applicable Not required for essential functions

Occasionally (0 - 2 hrs/day)

Frequently (2 - 5 hrs/day)

Constantly (5+ hrs/day)


General Office Setting, Indoors Temperature Controlled

Heluna Health is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.


Published 2021-11-25

Heluna Health looks for a Assistant Staff Analyst, Homelessness Prevention Unit Data Analyst (Housing For Health) in Los Angeles, CA 90014 location.

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The proposed salary for Data Analyst Jobs position at Heluna Health is $6,321 a month.

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